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Compare 20/27 and 84/6

1st number: 20/27, 2nd number: 14 0/6

20/27 is smaller than 84/6

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 6 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    20/27 = 20 × 2/27 × 2 = 40/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    84/6 = 84 × 9/6 × 9 = 756/54
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 40/54 < 756/54 or 20/27 < 84/6

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